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Paine College 'person of interest' surrenders

A person of interest in the first of four shootings on and near the Paine College campus turned himself in to the sheriff's office Thursday afternoon.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Paine 'person of interest' sought

The Richmond County sheriff's office named a person of interest in its investigation of four recent shootings on the Paine College campus and nearby neighborhood.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Paine shootings raise school security awareness

Despite a string of shootings at Paine College and its surrounding area, nearby academic institutions have maintained a standard approach toward campus safety.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paine suspect's dad says son feared local youths

ATLANTA -- The father of a DeKalb County man apprehended after Monday's shooting at Paine College said his son has received threats on his life since January.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paine cancels prayer vigil

A Paine official told reporters at Tuesday morning's news conference that the school had no information to share and abruptly ended the presentation. A noon prayer vigil was also canceled.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Suspect named in Paine shooting

Early this morning, the Richmond County jail confirmed that Xavier Cooper, of Augusta, was the suspect in Monday's shooting at Paine College.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Suspect held, student critical in Paine shooting

A 20-year-old man is in custody after a shooting at Paine College that left one student critically injured Monday, police said. The violence happened less than 24 hours after a separate shooting.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Travis Highfield | Monday, May 5, 2014

Paine College reopens Friday

Paine College will re-open and resume normal business hours Friday, officials announced Thursday. The college was closed for two consecutive days due to inclement weather.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Colleges hold King service

Woodie W. White delivered the keynote address at an annual service celebrating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Works of Harlem Renaissance artists to be celebrated next week at Paine

Paine will hold the 16th annual Harlem Renaissance Conference, at which 22 scholars from Georgia to Taiwan will discuss the people, ideas and lessons of the period.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

Paine College holds first fall job fair

Fifteen employers participated in Paine College's first fall career fair, aimed at students but also open to members of the community.
By Jenna Martin | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

5 Questions: Paine College police Chief Joseph Nelson

Chief Nelson discusses moving from a public safety department to a police department, and its effects on campus safety.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Football back at Paine after 51-year absence

The Lions return to action at 2 p.m. Saturday, when they host Georgia Prep Academy at Laney Stadium. The contest is the first of four against club teams this season as Paine College gears up for ...
By Chris Gay | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Hate Crime Prevention Forum canceled

A Hate Crime Prevention Forum scheduled for 6 p..m. Thursday at Paine College has been canceled because of the U.S. government shutdown, the college reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Paine unveils strategic plan

The plan centers around five goals: expanding the academic programs, student recruitment and engagement, technology innovation, facility enhancement, and "friend-raising."
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

Paine presents new strategic plan for school Monday

Paine College officials on Monday will present a new strategic plan for the school that will encompass faculty capacity, student engagement, facilities enhancement, technology and ...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Jazz festival benefits local college students

Paine College supporters and community members filled the Jessye Norman Amphitheater Sunday to witness the debut of the the Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

2 Paine professors get STEM study grant

Two Paine College professors will receive nearly $343,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project aimed at understanding barriers to science, technology, engineering and math for black ...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

Jazz Fest to support scholarships

The Augusta United Negro College Fund Campaign is hosting its inaugural Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Sunday to raise scholarship money for Paine College ...
By Tracey McManus | Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Paine College makes key appointments

Paine College announced appointments to two top leadership positions Thursday, which President George C. Bradley said are key to meeting the college's core values and mission.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Aug 22, 2013

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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